High Voltage Transmission Electrical Engineer

Houston, Texas
Apr 17, 2024
May 01, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description

AECOM has a position available for a High Voltage Transmission Electrical Engineer with a specialization in HVDC electrical power systems.

The focus of your experience must be in the power industry and be associated with electrical engineering with respect to the design of HVDC terrestrial / submarine cable systems and converter stations.

The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:

Engineering support for HVDC terrestrial and submarine cable systems and converter stations

Supporting HVDC cable routing and converter station feasibility studies

Providing technical support input during the project permitting phase

Preparation of conceptual level engineering documents

Working with Project Engineer and Project Manager on developing design schedules and budgets for electrical engineering work activities

Supporting clients with utility interface and technical coordination

Power system studies (load flow, short circuit, protective coordination, arc flash analysis)

PSCAD model development and analysis

Preparation of one line and three-line diagrams, AC/DC schematics, BOMs, wire schedule, interconnection diagrams

Field experience including witnessing testing of HVDC equipment and systems

Developing construction and equipment specifications

Supporting projects during construction, start-up, and commissioning as needed

Grounding Analysis and Design

Reviewing engineering work performed by peers

Attending client meetings

Assist in the promotion of AECOM's capabilities while maintaining our existing client base and

Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise, technical expertise for studies and design efforts, and presents complex technical solutions to clients

Perform quality control reviews of work developed by others

Participate in development of technical proposals

Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule

For this role, AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices in multiple locations across the United States through our Freedom to Grow program


AECOM's Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and behind the meter services allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.